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 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Lady Longhorns close out regular season with win over Hemingford

A big win for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns in their final regular season game and they got that win over visiting Hemingford in front of their home court fans, winning out 57-50. It was also Senior Parent’s Night for the two remaining seniors ca...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Kimball boys lose to Mitchell 60-49

The Kimball boys looked like they were gong to win their final regular season game in front of the home crowd this past Friday night, but, once again, faltered in the second half and came up short, losing 60-49 to the visiting Mitchell Tigers. It...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Jordan Cluff registers two wins at State Wrestling

Kimball's Jordan Cluff represented himself, his team, his school and his community, in fine fashion by winning two matches at the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament held this past weekend in Omaha....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Kimball Girls fall to Bayard in Sub-district 1st Round

The Kimball girls saw their basketball season come to an end with a 44-32 loss to Bayard in first round play of the C2-12 sub-district tournament. Kimball had scored two victories over Bayard during the season, but the third time is the charm theory...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Kimball JV Boys have winning season

The Kimball Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team closed out their season with a 50-47 win over Mitchell Friday night and with the win ended up with a winning season of 10 wins and 4 losses. The JV boys entertained the crowd, like they have been doing...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 22, 2018 

Jock Talk

Lots of positive happenings concerning Kimball High School activities this week. Let’s start off with Jordan Cluff wrestling at the Nebraska State Tournament. It is quite an honor to qualify for the State Tournament, but even more of an honor, to...

 

Kimball wrestlers perform well at SPVA Tournament

A good showing by the Kimball High Wrestling Team at last week's SPVA Tournament held in Grant. Garrett Pedersen brought home the gold medal by winning the 126 pound weight class and appears to be...

 

Jordan Cluff State Qualifier

Jordan Cluff is headed to Omaha and the 2018 Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament! The Kimball High junior earned his spot in this year's state tournament by finishing 3rd in the C-4 District...

 

Kimball Boys Lose to Pine Bluffs and Hemingford

The Kimball boys suffered a pair of losses this past week, losing on the road to a very powerful Pine Bluffs team 74-40, and coming up short on the home court Friday night, 72-61 to leave them 4-14...

 

Lady Longhorns Lose to Pine Bluffs… Win Over Hemingford

A split week for the Kimball Lady Longhorns as they suffered a loss at Pine Bluffs, with the Lady Hornets winning 63-38, but coming back Friday night on the home court to win 57-50 over Hemingford. The Lady Longhorns were up against a lot of height...

 

Jock Talk

The Kimball Winter Sports Season is about to kiss us good-bye. The girl’s sub-district basketball tournament is taking place this week and the Kimball boys close out the regular season tomorrow (Friday) night when they host Mitchell. They will...

 

Kimball JV teams get wins over Sutherland

Kimball’s junior varsity teams provided the most excitement for Kimball fans Friday evening as they picked up wins over visiting Sutherland. The Kimball JV girls won a 2 quarter game that went into overtime, 22-20. Emma Martin and Jenna Greenwood...

 

Lady Longhorns first round winner over Bayard

The Kimball Lady Longhorns achieved one of their goals of their season by winning their first round game in WTC Conference Tournament play by winning over seeded Bayard 44-43 on the Lady Tigers' home...

 

Kimball boys give favored Bridgeport a scare

The Kimball High boys were the number 7 seed in this past week’s WTC Conference Basketball Tournament and went on the road to Bridgeport to battle number 2 seeded Bulldogs on their home court and lost 43-35, but not before giving the host school a...

 

Mohr and Pedersen honored at Senior Parent's Night

Jaden Mohr and Garrett Pedersen were honored at the recent Kimball High Senior Parent's Night as the two senior members of this year's Kimball High Wrestling Team. Mohr, on the left, and Pedersen, on...

 

Jock Talk

The basketball season is drawing to a close for our area high schools and tomorrow night (Friday) is the final home game for the Kimball High girls. It is also going to be Parent’s night for the senior girls and for the senior cheerleaders and thei...

 

Kimball wrestlers perform well at SPVA Tournament

A good showing by the Kimball High Wrestling Team at last week's SPVA Tournament held in Grant. Garrett Pedersen brought home the gold medal by winning the 126 pound weight class and appears to be...

 

Kimball Wrestlers Place Fourth at Mitchell Invite

A good effort by the Kimball High Wrestlers as they had four wrestlers finish in the medal grouping led by senior Garrett Pedersen's championship at 126 pounds, with the Horns finishing 6th in the...

 

Mitchell Girls Run Past Kimball 71-15, suffer losses to Sutherland and St. Pats

No surprise that the Kimball girls lost to visiting Mitchell this past week, and no surprise that they won easily, as the Lady Tigers are undefeated on the season and ranked number 2 in the state...

 

Horns come up short for the weekend

Another tough weekend for the Kimball High Boys Basketball Team with losses to Sutherland and North Platte St Pats. On Friday night at home, it looked like the Horns were going to reap the win only to see it slip away in the closing minutes 50-42....

 

Jock Talk

The big attraction this week for Kimball High sports fans is the Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament and it gets underway this evening with first round play at the seeded team’s home sites. Now you Kimball fans are going to have to trav...

 

Kimball wrestlers have strong day at Lingle

The Kimball High Wrestling Team had a strong showing at Saturday's Dogger Invite in Lingle with all five of their wrestlers earning places. The Cluff brothers had to battle it out for the top spot at...

 

Kimball girls fall to Sutherland 56-33 in SPVA play

Hershey claimed the championship of the girl's division of this year's SPVA Conference Basketball Tournament with a 36-32 win over top seeded North Platte St. Pat's. Chase County ended up third with...

 

Kimball Boys Win at Potter-Dix 68-29

An easy win for the Kimball boys at Potter-Dix in a Tuesday evening contest with the Longhorns coming out on top 68-29. Sophomore, Brendan Walker, got the Horns off to a good start with an 8 point first quarter scoring spree and ended up with 12 poin...

 

Potter-Dix Girls Avenge Lone Loss to Kimball

The Potter-Dix girls won out over Kimball 45-32 on their home court and with the win avenged their only loss on the season while running their record to 8-1 In the opening game of the season at the Kimball 4-team tournament, Kimball had defeated the...

 

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